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: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the man picked to lead the central intelligence agency was called today to defend his positions in the war on terror. john brennan's senate confirmation hearing revolved around several hotly debated policies. "newshour" congressional correspondent kwame holman has our report. >> reporter: even before the hearing got truly under way, protesters from code pink disrupted john brennan's opening statement-- signaling that passions were running high on the targeted killings of terror suspects. >> they won't even tell congress w
funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> support also comes from >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the nine justices of the u.s. supreme court pondered a central piece of civil rights legislation today. at issue: whether it's still needed, 48 years after it first became law. >> we are not there yet! >> brown: georgia congressman and civil rights leader john lewis was one of many who rallied outside the court this morning for the voting rights act. they were there on a day the justices heard a challenge to a key section of the law: it requires states with a history of discrimination-- mainly in the deep south-- to get federal approval, or pre- clearance, before changing voting procedures or districs. lewis argued the provision-- known as "section five"-- must be preserved. >> there are still forces in this country that want to take us back to another period, but we're n
was involved with helping fellow veterans deal with ptsd. >> schools were used for a possible pbs documentary. the report says that they signed an agreement with arlington schools. the documentary called "after newtown" they will look at how to stop school shootings before they happen. the footage shows teens running through hallway. >> an elderly man is dead and police are searching for his kill perp the 68-year-old was found unconscious in his home last night. he was stabbed and detectives are offering a $25,000 reward to any information that leads to his killer. >> a firefighter recovering from burns from battling a fire in bowie. they found flames shooting from the second floor. no word on what caused the fire. >> we're going to turn to weather now. after a day of flurries that didn't stick around it is going to be a cold night. >> let's go and look at the forecast with steve. >> we have light snow out there right now that will take taper up to flurries. take a look at the radar from the bell forth weather center. most of the activity is to the
he attempts to explain in 30 seconds in these pbs videos. gates was also named a regent professor. making him just the sixth person to receive that honor since it was established in 1992. >> congrats to him. he's really, really smart. >> yeah. >> string theory in 30 seconds. you lost me. >> right there, i got lost. >>> 4:51 is our time right now. we turn to our resident scientist, tom kierein. >> good morning. people are pining for snow. snow lovers have just had the crying towel out all winter. well, we're going to get a little bit this morning. not a lot. but enough maybe for a light coating as we take a look outside. live view from the nbc4 city camera. showing low clouds, maybe a few scattered flurries in washington. 36 at reagan national. road temperatures around the area are generally a little above freezing. any snow that does fall generally going to be melting on roads. a lot of them been treated too. a look at the radar. it's increasing a little bit here. these are scattered snow showers. they come and go. maybe you'll get snow. will stop for a while. maybe it will snow a
added competence and incoherence and consistency. his testimony was so bad you had it panned on pbs. new york times "washington post". senator mckaskill in trying to defend him said weflz better at asking questions than answering them. he was a senator of some kind. we are asking him to be the department of defense to be the architect of our defense strategy. if he can't handle tough questions from senators how is he going to handle a crisis. i disagree with my colleague debbie dingell. the fact that he was incapable of answering them says a lot about his ability and capacity to do the job. >> i am unclear on what i theys the responsibility will be senator hagel should he pass these confirmation hearings and be confirmed as secretary of defense. he went on to say in these hours of testimony i think it was 8 in all. he said i won't be in a policy making position. then he went on to say it doesn't matter what i think. as secretary of defense if he is confirmed does he matter what he thinks? >> i agree he never thought his words possible parsed so much so. that's what we do to anybody who s
. pretty warm out today. >> i was out there for a shoot for pbs. if there was a super bowl competition, so let's call it this. it is quite a blaze. we'll head out to show you how it looks with the fog and clouds to start your day, which we are looking towards the mountain, if only you could see it. visibilities reduced this morning with a cloudy chilly start for the bay area. a dry weekend ahead though. previously a little bit of a chance of showers. it is not going to happen. high pressure is too much in command with the clouds today. and that's what we'll have for the rest of the day, just the high clouds. to do a little comparison shopping, 63 in the city for tomorrow and 66 and sunshine in new orleans. they're going to get snow out there in baltimore. and for us, we'll look for temperatures today to be mostly in the 60s. san francisco at 60 degrees. 65 for oakland, 63 at fremont. extended forecast, partly sunny skies today and tomorrow and a look ahead, no, maybe by next weekend, but midweek looks high and dry for the bay area. plenty of sunsh
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been trying to defund, since 1994, we've been trying to defund pbs. and you look at the poll. so fox is upside down now, and pbs is the most trusted network in america by a long shot. it really gets no worse for conservatives. this is not our season which, of course, means only one thing, willie. when things look this bad, i swear to god ish , it happened republicans in '64. everyone said they're dad. they come back to win in '66. democrats were dead in '04. remember you said it's the most depressed democrats have ever been. they come back and win big in '06 and '08. >> of course, it forces the hand. >> everything is going so bad. pbs, the most trusted network in news, and this can only mean one thing. a republican landslide in a couple years. i mean, it's just so -- >> it's not funny because in reality, that is the only thing that moves the dime. in desperate times, you know, creates this. you are absolutely right. >> donny, that is a great point. as you go back and you read history and you see what happened, because there's always this back and forth. it takes a gun to the head of
documentary "cliff-hanger" on pbs takes us behind the scenes of the fiscal cliff drama on capitol hill. let's take a look at a clip. >> these guys are going into the meeting with the president. boehner has just been humiliated by his own people with the plan "b" debacle. and he tells harry reid to go [ bleep ] himself. >> harry reid looks up and he says, what? excuse me? and boehner says it again. >> hey, listen. senator reid and i are close friends. we've got to work together. but just like any close friends, sometimes you just need to clear the air. and we did. >> i can't imagine that happening. >> oh, gee. oh, that's never happened on capitol hill before, has it, michael? >> i was talking about between us. that's okay. >> that would never happen. so michael, take us behind the scenes. here i suspect pass is going to be prologged several times in the future. >> well, exactly right. when i look forward to the state of the union address tomorrow night, i'm looking forward to seeing john boehner and joe biden sitting behind barack obama, especially after what i learned in the last six months
about young's life "the power broker" will be the airing february 18th as part of the pbs series "independent lenses." and we are joined now by his niece who is the producer and executive producer of "the power broker." everybody on my team is watching the film, and let's start with t the number one critique of whitney young in his life and the one that the fillp takes on directly, and that is because he was not marching in the streets and instead working in the board rooms that he was an uncle tom or somehow selling out the civil rights movement, and how does this film make it on and give us a new and reclaimed whitney young? >> well, this film points out that whitney young understood more roles to play and the more sophisticated one got into the movement and everybody understood that, that malcolm x had a role the play and whitney young had a role the play, and it is important that we think in a nuanced way that, you know, everybody's p opiniopinion coul into the mix and move forward so the fact that he was in the board room meant that he was in a different venue and working be
. >> levar burton, leslie uggams, louis gosset jr., thank you very much. >> airing tomorrow night on pbs. >>> head coach john harbaugh, next. but first this is "today" on nbc. ♪ chances are, you're not made of money, so don't overpay for motorcycle insurance. geico, see how much you could save. >>> back now at 8:45. he is on top of the football world this morning. john harbaugh, head coach of the super bowl winning baltimore ravens is with us from baltimore this morning. coach, congratulations. >> thank you very much. it's great to be with you guys. >> a lot of people would start an interview asking about the game. i'm not going to do that. i'm going to ask about the power outage. what was going through your mind at that moment? >> just stunned. i looked up and i said i think the lights went out. it was really a great observation there. it was just crazy. we haven't seen that one before. that was new. >> coach, did that change the dynamic of this game? you were up 28-6. lights go out. all of a sudden it looks like the 49ers get second life there. >> it did change the whole complexion.
don't think he did. it would have been nice if they did for some of the passengers pb but the question for a lot of people, if you've got 4,000 people trapped on a ship, at what point do you let them off if they want to get off? is there a habeas corpus here is that the call in the military? >> but i mean, from other people we've heard, too, that that is a pretty difficult undertaking to get them off. >> you're left liable as a company if you ensure their safety and keep them on the ship than trying something tricky at sea. >> you have 4,000 on the ship, why do you want 4001? he's just going to be in line for the bathroom. >> it's a technical position. it's how you deal with the technical position. >> and the offshoring of the authorization, the fact that it is a few market in the minute, the fact that it is a flag carrier in the bahamas complicates it. because you did offshore wpp's market for a while, didn't you? >> if ireland is offshore, simon, yes. we're back in the uk now. >> where are you now? did you unshore wpp? >> we're in the uk. >> quit pulling my leg, simon. >> we will tak
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